Brahma Vaivarta Purana
Chapter 17: Verse 161-170
Description of Çri Våndävana
161.Outside the walls were two gates and inside were seven gates with jewel doors.
162.Then he built twenty-four palaces with rubies and sandalwood pillars, . . .
163. . . . and with many stairways built of jewels the color of kuìkuma, palaces splendid with many wonderful sapphire domes decorated with pictures and designs, . . .
164. . . . and beautiful with jewel doors and splendid golden domes.
165.After building Nanda's abode, he went here and there, building many kinds of beautiful royal roads, . . .
166.. . . lined with many beautiful ruby buildings and courtyards, great and small, . . .
167. . . . and splendid with jewel pavilions of merchants' shops on the left and right.
168.Then he went ot Våndävana forest and built a beautiful räsa-dance circle of precious jewels, . . .
169.. . . with eight miles of jewel courtyards, ninety million jewel pavilions, . . .
170. . . . wonderful, colorful, elaborate couches for amorous pastimes, and breezes scented by many kinds of flowers, . . .